Monthly Archives: September 2013

Finally, my kids’ iPod has wireless connectivity

I just upgraded my kids’ iPod again so that it could obtain a feature I never thought I would consider critical: wireless connectivity. My kids are only five and three, and even I must admit that this does seem a … Continue reading

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The great thing about a hyphenated name is that you are easy to find on Google

My wife and I just celebrated our 15th anniversary a few days ago. When we got married, I changed my name from “Jeremy Rothman” to “Jeremy Rothman-Shore.” I had never specifically wanted a hyphenated name, but it was important to … Continue reading

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What kids can learn from the song American Pie

For reasons I can’t quite recall, I introduced my kids to the Don McLean song “American Pie” last week. My three-year-old son Rafael will start singing it randomly, although his lyrics have been creatively interpreted. Instead of the original “…and … Continue reading

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Answered: What is this Word non-printable character that looks like a tilde (~)?

We came across a strange bug today when exporting some data from a database into Excel. When we viewed the text through our web interface, it showed as the equivalent of “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.” … Continue reading

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